Sunday, June 29, 2014

#betawards2014 Womens Red Carpet - Ashanti, Tiwa, Karrueche, Stephanie Coker and More

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The BET Awards is holding in LA, home of the stars of the US Entertainment industry. So the memo for the ladies tonight seems to be "show some skin".

From cut-outs, sheer fabrics, high slits, short shorts, mini skirts, and plunging necklines, the ladies at the BET Awards Red Carpet let it all hang out.

Ashanti leads the pack in the beautiful white gown that shows off her deep cleavage, and has a knee-high slit.

See more pics of Tiwa Savage, Stephanie Coker, Karrueche Tran, Sevyn Streeter, Keke, and more.

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Zendaya Is No Longer Involved in The Aaliyah Lifetime Movie

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17-year-old Zendaya has backed out of her starring role in the Lifetime movie about late R&B singer Aaliyah, and is "no longer involved" in the project", a rep for the actress has confirmed today. The role may be recast or Lifetime may drop the entire movie.

The news of her departure comes less than two weeks after it was first announced that Zendaya would play the role of Aaliyah in the Lifetime biopic, tentatively titled "Aaliyah: Princess of R&B."

Zendaya had tried to push back to those who felt she should not play the singer, saying she was "black enough" since she had a African American dad. I guess those critics won.

Production was scheduled to begin this summer, and the network hoped for a fall release. But complications, and a new search for the lead, might warrant a push-back for the film.

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Kelly Rowland Shares First Photo With Husband Tim Witherspoon After Their Wedding

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The couple have rarely been photographed together, but Kelly Rowland is showing how happy she is with her husband Tim Witherspoon in this new picture.

Kelly Rowland and Tim Witherspoon, also her manager, were engaged last November and secretly married in a low-key wedding on Friday May 9th in Costa Rica. [See photos].

Kelly and her husband must have taken the picture at the ongoing St Kitts Music Festival. See more photos from her performance below. Reports say that even though pregnant, Kelly did not disappoint.

So happy for her, this picture is sweet!

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Simon Cowell Shares Adorable Photo Of Bath Time With Baby Son Eric

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Even the toughest men turn out most times to be softie when they have children and become doting dads. Simon Cowell showed he's no different when he took to Twitter to share a picture of himself giving his 4-month-old son Eric a bath!

In the photo, Cowell leans over the bathtub as he washes baby Eric, his first child with girlfriend Lauren Silverman. He captioned the pic simply: "Bath time!"

Back in February, soon after the baby was born, Simon Cowell also posted similarly adorable photos of Eric, with captions like: "Very handsome like his dad." [See Photos]


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Davido Wins BET Award for Best African Act, Shares Photo From Pre-Event Taping

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Davido has won the 2014 BET Award for Best African Act, which was revealed at a pre-event taping in Los Angeles ahead of the main award ceremony on Sunday night. 

A grateful Davido shared the picture of his statue with fans saying,

"Thanks to all my fans!! WE WON @BETAwards BEST AFRICAN ACT 2014!! so happy!! Time to party!”

Congrats to him! But we have to ask, when will BET add the African Act category to those shown live on air during the main Awards show?
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US Army Officer Was Forced to Resign For Going Native With Girlfriend In Afghanistan, They're Now Married

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A top Green Beret in the US Army was forced to resign in 2012 after it was discovered he was carrying on a year-long affair with a woman whom he had unofficially embedded in his Afghanistan unit.

Major Jim Gant, had on military orders “went native,” with his troops in the mountains of Afghanistan but authorities didn't know that his lover, Ann Scott Tyson, had quit her job and left her family to live with him.

He was soon reprimanded and relieved of his duties for “immoral and illegal activities and actions,” with his fellow officers and subordinates testifying that he was often “intoxicated and under the influence of pain medications.”

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Celeb Insta Fashion - Genevieve Glams Up Her Big Hair For Night Out

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Genevieve Nnaji is giving off a bad-girl-don't-care vibe in these pictures she just posted on her Instagram.

Genevieve is dressed in a black silk top and blue pants and her makeup is rock-chic glam with the purple black lipstick and big hair. She tagged the picture below;

#aboutlastnight with @ojyokpe

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Kim Kardashian’s Gardener Sues Baby North West For Assaulting Him With Dirty Diapers

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A new lawsuit by a man who used to work for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West is said to be accusing their one-year-old daughter, North West of being a spoiled little brat. 

The man, Chris Donnelly, said she made his life a living hell. And now he is suing Kim Kardashian along with North West for $1million!

MTO reports that Chris Donnelly filed a 1 million dollar federal lawsuit against Kim and Kanye's baby North West along with Ms. Kardashian. Chris claims to have been a former groundskeeper for Kanye and Kim.

He claims in court docs that baby North West is a spoiled brat who constantly screamed so loud his hearing was damaged. Further, while working with the family he says that North West spit baby food
on him and threw a diaper at him which caused him to fall into a pool and nearly drown. He claimed to have suffered emotional distress due to the incident.

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14-Year-Old Girl Who Escaped Her Older Husband And Gets A Divorce Tells Her Story

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Maimuna Abdullahi was sold into marriage by her parents for £120 and abused by her new husband, who locked her away and forced hard labour on her.

When she ran home she was beaten, first by her father, then her husband, and was summarily divorced by her husband for daring to flee – and she is still just 14 years old.

She is one of thousands in Nigeria with similar stories – and, shockingly, her husband blames his beaten former bride for her ordeal, saying she was disobedient and over-educated.

Maimuna’s former husband, Mahammadu Saidu, blames her few years of school for her disobedience. A handsome man of 28 who is obviously proud of his ankle-high boots, he does not deny beating his wife.
‘She had too much ABCD,’ he says. ‘Too much ABCD.’

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Couple Love - Olivia Palermo Marries Johanne Huebl After Dating 6 Years

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Olivia Palermo got married to German model Johannes Huebl during a very intimate civil ceremony in Bedford, New York, she announced on her website.

"We really wanted to keep this beautiful day very private and special to us and enjoyed the whole day with our family and two friends. Bedford is such an amazing and romantic countryside." 

Palermo is wearing Carolina Herrera - a cashmere sweater, white shorts and a full tulle skirt with a high slit, and her groom is in a white Marc Anthony Hamburg suit. She already said of her wedding outfit choice, "you're not going to see me in a huge cupcake dress. As beautiful as they are, they're just not me.”

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Adokiye Offering Her Virginity In Place Of Girls Kidnapped By Boko Haram - What Kind of Joke?

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I shook my head when it was reported that Adokiye Kyrian, a singer, had offered up her virginity if the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram would release the 200+ school girls kidnapped from Chibok back in April. When the news went viral on social media and began to get on foreign magazine, I was like WTH? Adokiye had told Vanguard’s Showtime;

“This is 11 p.m. in the night and do you know what I am thinking about? Those little girls, where they are and what could be happening to them. It is just unfair. They are too young. I wish I could offer myself in exchange. They are between 12 and 15 year old girls for Christ sake. I am older and more experienced. Even if 10 to 12 men have to take me every night, I don’t care. Just release these girls and let them go back to their parents.”

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Katie Cleary's Husband Andrew Stern Already Filed for Divorce Before Killing Himself

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Andrew Stern, the husband who shot himself dead at a shooting range after his model wife, Katie Cleary, was pictured cozying up to Leonardo DiCaprio had filed for divorce weeks before.

Kate Cleary was pictured cuddling up to DiCaprio and Entourage star Adrian Grenier last month in Cannes, before her husband Andrew Stern killed himself at a California shooting range on Sunday.

He had filed court papers to end the couple's less-than-four-year marriage just weeks before the images emerged, according to court documents.

And Cleary and Stern were still in the process of dividing up their assets when the 40-year-old entrepreneur took his own life with a bullet to the head at the San Fernando Valley gun range.

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This Recently Married Man Just Realized Marriage Is Not For Him. You Have To Read This

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This is Seth Adam Smith and his wife, Kim. They’ve been married a year and a half, and Seth just realized: marriage is not for him.

Seth Adam Smith realized marriage is MUCH more than that. This is a recent entry from his blog. It’s well worth reading.

Marriage Isn’t For You

Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me.

Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading.

I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for ten years until…until we decided no longer wanted to be just friends. :) I strongly recommend that best friends fall in love. Good times will be had by all.

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20 Facts About Bishop David And Faith Oyedepo’s Marriage That You Didn't Know

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1. She met him at a Motor Park.

2. She was a university student – GREAT IFE while he was only a Polytechnic student in Kwarapoly (Remember the discrimination) – she could have snubbed him – but she responded.

3. His friends complained that he was carrying Christianity too zealously as if he was the only Christian – she became zealous too.

4. He took her to church in 1976 and made her sign an agreement (SAILING UNDER SEALED ORDERS) to marry and follow him whether he becomes blind, lame or handicapped… she signed.

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10 Signs Your Boyfriend is Not Ready To Propose Marriage To You

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One of the biggest dating questions which haunt women is whether her boyfriend is ready to commit. She may be sticking around with him for almost a couple of years now, hoping that he will make up his mind and still waiting for the elusive engagement ring.

If you don’t want to waste time waiting for a man who's not ready, learn to pick up ten signs which tell you that he’s not going to propose marriage in a hurry.

He never discusses marriage: This is perhaps the first hint that should start ringing warning bells in your mind. Your boyfriend cannot be caught dead talking about marriage as an institution or even commenting on commercials for wedding products and services. He won’t mention it even if his own brother is getting married and he is going to be the best man. His aversion to the M-word should be indication enough that marriage does not figure anywhere in his near future.

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